Together we will beat cancer


Opinion: ‘We can’t afford to stop now’

Last week, the UK Government announced what it would spend money on next year. Overall, the results were a mixed bag – but a step in the right direction, writes Michelle Mitchell.

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Why the voices of people affected by cancer are critical to our work, now more than ever

Our network members are amazing, and we’ve done some brilliant work together, writes our director of information and involvement.

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The long road to targeting the holy grail of the immune response

A team of our scientists at University College London have developed a potential new immunotherapy drug and caused another paradigm shift in our understanding of how cancer immunotherapy works.

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What’s happened to cancer clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the UK, we look at how cancer clinical trials have been affected by the pandemic.

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We’re asking scientists to tackle 9 of the toughest challenges in cancer research

This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

We’ve partnered with the National Cancer Institute in the US (NCI) to stimulate even more innovative research collaborations through Cancer Grand Challenges.

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The team of over 60 scientists investigating the age-old mystery of inflammation and cancer

This entry is part 24 of 25 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

We spoke to 3 members of the global STORMing Cancer team about their work to solve the mystery of inflammation and cancer.

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The changing landscape of children’s cancer treatment

We spoke to Professor Lou Chesler and Dr Lynley Marshall about the innovative studies that are aiming to make children’s cancer treatment more tailored.

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The team tackling the serious side effects of cancer treatment in an ageing population

We spoke to the team looking into the complex relationship between the gut microbiome and radiosensitisation in bladder cancer.

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COVID-19: “We’ve got so much on our plates”

We caught up with two of our researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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Cytosponge: A ‘sponge on a string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

Looking at the latest results from the BEST3 trial, analysing the ‘sponge-on-a-string’ test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier.

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